This breaks my heart... And I'm sure this is happening right here in Chicago, too.
At a high school in New Jersey, 85 percent of students missed three to five days of school every month because they did not have clean clothes to wear.
Read that sentence again. 85% of students had to miss school, because they didn't have clean clothes. And when they did come to school in dirty clothes, they were bullied ruthlessly.
Their principal, Akbar Cook, decided to do something about it. Now thanks to donations, students can use the school's free washing machines and dryers located in the old football team locker room.